Air France commenced A380 service between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and San Francisco International Airport on 06-Jun-2011. The aircraft will operate daily in a 538-seat configuration (nine in first class, 80 in business and 339 in economy).
Additionally, Air France will codeshare with Delta Air Lines on the latter's new three times weekly Orlando-Paris CDG service that commences on 07-Jun-2011. The sector will be operated by B777-300s configured with 472 seats.
Air France has also signed a new joint air services agreement with Air Seychelles, effective 01-Jun-2011. The agreement was signed following a review by Air Seychelles on its operations to Europe and after two rounds of talks in Paris and Seychelles during the past two months. The long-standing partnership between the airlines started in 1997.
Air France-KLM's shares slipped 0.2% on Friday.
Selected European daily share price movements (% change): 03-Jun-2011